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45 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Rare Earth Metals Were Supposed To Be The 'Can't-Lose' Investment Of...

Rare Earth Metals Were Supposed To Be The 'Can't-Lose' Investment Of The Decade - Look How That Turned Out Molycorp went public in July 2010 at $14 per share, right as the price of rare earth minerals started to take off. The 2010 surge in rare earth prices prompted ZeroHedge to write : "Ever heard of the oxides of Lanthanum, Cerium, Neodymium, Praseodymium and/or Samarium? With price surges between 250% and 600% in one quarter, you may wish you have."

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Related Topix: Mining, Molycorp, TV, Electronics, Greenwood Village, CO

3 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

CB&I receives contract from Enable Midstream unit

Enable Midstream Partners' unit, Enable Products, has awarded Chicago Bridge & Iron a contract for the engineering and procurement of equipment and process modules for a new natural gas facility.

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Related Topix: Chicago Bridge and Iron, Construction, Industrial Machines

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Northern Ontario Business

Ring of Fire development picture looks no clearer, strategist

A management shakeup at Cliffs Natural Resources has some mining analysts believing the possible departure of the Cleveland-based mining giant from the Ring of Fire camp could open the door for other international producers to make a move. With competing and divergent stakeholder agendas at play, combined with a muddled development picture, the overall uncertainty in the remote James Bay mineral exploration camp may drive off any new investment or mining entrants.

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Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Mining, Canada,

AmericanBankingNews.com

Cliffs Natural Resources Trading 4.7% Higher on Insider Buying Activity

Cliffs Natural Resources shares traded up 4.7% during trading on Monday following insider buying activity, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. The company traded as high as $14.85 and last traded at $14.81, with a volume of 5,061,434 shares trading hands.

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Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Mining

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Cliffs executes letter of intent with Invenergy for combined heat and power cogeneration facility

Courtesy of Cliffs Natural Resources: Cliffs Natural Resources can confirm that Cliffs and Invenergy Thermal Development LLC have jointly executed a Letter of Intent to advance consideration of a combined heat and power cogeneration facility to serve Cliffs Michigan operations. Under the terms of the LOI, Cliffs and Invenergy will work toward evaluating the feasibility of a cogeneration facility with the goal of reaching a decision point within 120 days.

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Related Topix: Invenergy, Cleveland Cliffs, Mining

Freshnews

Sparton Corporation Names New CFO

Sparton Corporation announced today that Don Pearson has been appointed as the Company's new Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Pearson most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AMCOL International Corporation, a $1 billion global producer of specialty materials.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Manufacturing, Electronics, Sparton Corporation, Construction, Mining, Amcol International, University of Chicago

Hispanic Business

CB&I Declares Interim Common Stock Dividend

With 125 years of experience and the expertise of approximately 55,000 employees, CB&I provides reliable solutions while maintaining a relentless focus on safety and an uncompromising standard of quality. For more information, visit www.cbi.com .

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Related Topix: Chicago Bridge and Iron, Construction, Industrial Machines

Customer Interaction Solutions

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation Announces Appointment of L. Patrick Hassey to Its Board of Directors

ENP Newswire - 15 September 2014 Release date- 12092014 - FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. - Kaiser Aluminum Corporation today announced that its board of directors authorized an increase in the number of authorized members from 10 to 11 through the Company's 2015 annual meeting of stockholders and has appointed L. Patrick Hassey to its board of directors.

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Related Topix: Mining, Kaiser Aluminum, ATI, Startups, Alcoa, Corporate Governance, Law

Sun Sep 14, 2014

WDIO

United Taconite: Celebrating 50 Years of Mining

"I'm so delighted to be here, and to know that the facility is still doing well. I'm also happy to see some of the old timers," he told us.

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Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Mining

Inside Bay Area

Drummond: Oakland garbage wars heat up

A man outside the Oakland Grand Lake Farmer's Market had a poster in big letters telling people to sign a petition for a "citizens referendum" to stop garbage rates from going up. A few days later, there was another man outside Trader Joe's on Lakeshore Avenue telling the same story with a twist.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Motley Fool

3 Value Stocks You Should Have on Your Radar

Just as we often examine companies that may be rising past their fair values, we can also find companies trading at what may be bargain prices. While many investors would rather have nothing to do with stocks wallowing at 52-week lows, I think it makes a lot of sense to determine whether the market has overreacted to a company's bad news, just as we often do when the market reacts to good news.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Industrial Machines, Mueller Inds

PR-inside.com

New Report Available: American Electric Technologies, Inc. (AETI) -...

The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, American Access Technologies

AmericanBankingNews.com

Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. Lifted to Buy at Goldman Sachs

The firm currently has a $7.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $4.24. Goldman Sachs' price target indicates a potential upside of 65.09% from the stock's previous close.

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Related Topix: Noranda Aluminum, Mining

AmericanBankingNews.com

Werner Enterprises Stock Rating Upgraded by Wolfe Research

Werner Enterprises traded up 2.62% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $25.46. 790,579 shares of the company's stock traded hands.

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Related Topix: Werner Co, Industrial Machines

Fri Sep 12, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Handy and Harman major shareholder Unloads $2,536,300 in Stock

Handy and Harman major shareholder Sph Group Holdings Llc sold 97,550 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.00, for a total transaction of $2,536,300.00.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Handy and Harman

SchaeffersResearch.com

Option Bears Busy as Molycorp Inc (MCP) Hits Record Low

Easily the most active strike is the March 1.50 put, where roughly 10,000 contracts are on the tape -- predominantly the result of three sweeps totaling 8,736 contracts. According to Trade-Alert and data from the International Securities Exchange , these bearish bets are being bought to open at a volume-weighted average price of $0.47.

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Related Topix: Molycorp, Mining, Financial Markets, Personal Finance, Day Trading

Resource Investing News

Technical Difficulties at Rio Tinto's Oyu Tolgoi

A subsidiary of Rio Tinto has said that its Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia has run into another obstacle, as rake arms in one of its tailings thickeners has failed, according to Reuters. The Vancouver-based miner, a subsidiary of mining company Rio Tinto Plc , said an investigation was under way to determine the cause of the failure and that repairs had begun at the mine in southern Mongolia.

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Related Topix: Rio Tinto, Mining, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Ivanhoe Mines

Oakland Post

Trash Talk: We Will Not Roll Over, Say Councilmembers

City Councilmembers are unwavering in the face of what they consider to be the bullying and intimidation tactics of Waste Management , a nationwide trash collection company that lost the City's $1 billion trash and recycling contract is now pursuing legal action against the city. Along with its aggressive referendum campaign on the streets of Oakland, the company has filed a lawsuit against the city - attempting to disrupt the city's new agreement with California Waste Solutions .

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Related Topix: Wallbridge Mining Company, Mining, Oakland, CA

The Motley Fool

5 Things BHP Billiton Ltd's Management Wants You to Know

During the company's fiscal 2014 conference call , CEO Andrew Mackenzie wanted to make sure investors understood that his company is not only set to survive through the trough, but is becoming a better company at the same time. According to Mackenzie, "In the 2014 financial year, we continued to deliver on our commitments."

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Mining

USA Today

Why bother? 11 big stocks pay tiny dividends

Companies know dividends are like Scooby snacks for investors. Give an investor a dividend and they'll put up with almost anything.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Pioneer Natural Resources, Energy, Oil & Gas, Industrial Machines, Precision Castparts, Aerospace-Defense

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